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Domesticating History
The Political Origins of America's House Museums
Written by Patricia West


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $27.95

Celebrating the lives of famous men and women, historic house museums showcase restored rooms and period furnishings, and portray in detail their former occupants' daily lives. But behind the gilded molding and curtain brocade lie the largely unknown, politically charged stories of how the homes were first established as museums. Focusing... Read more >
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Manga for the Beginner Midnight Monsters
Manga for the Beginner Midnight Monsters
Written by Christopher Hart
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ISBN: 9780823007110
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Manga for the Beginner Midnight Monsters
How to Draw Zombies, Vampires, and Other Delightfully Devious Characters of Japanese Comics
Written by Christopher Hart


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $15.99

Using step-by-step instruction on how to draw Japanese manga and anime zombies, vampires, and monsters, best-selling author Christopher Hart teaches artists how they can create their own spooky manga characters.

With the occult running rampant in today's television, movies, and other media, it's no wonder that the scary, monstrous, and... Read more >
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Manga for the Beginner Midnight Monsters
Manga for the Beginner Midnight Monsters
Written by Christopher Hart
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ISBN: 9780823007103
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Manga for the Beginner Midnight Monsters
How to Draw Zombies, Vampires, and Other Delightfully Devious Characters of Japanese Comics
Written by Christopher Hart


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $21.99

Using step-by-step instruction on how to draw Japanese manga and anime zombies, vampires, and monsters, best-selling author Christopher Hart teaches artists how they can create their own spooky manga characters.

With the occult running rampant in today's television, movies, and other media, it's no wonder that the scary, monstrous, and... Read more >
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Museums and Communities
The Politics of Public Culture
Edited by Ivan Karp, Christine Mullen Kreamer and Steven Levine


Format: eBook, 624 pages
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $28.95

Contributors to this volume examine and illustrate struggles and collaborations among museums, festivals, tourism, and historic preservation projects and the communities they represent and serve. Essays include the role of museums in civil society, the history of African-American collections, and experiments with museum-community dialogue about the design of a multicultural society... Read more >
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The Surrealist Home
The Surrealist Home
Written by Will Hobson
Format: Boxed Set
ISBN: 9781611800289
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The Surrealist Home
A Box of Domestic Games
Written by Will Hobson


Format: Boxed Set
On Sale: September 3, 2013
Price: $24.95

A quirky compendium of questionnaires, tests, and games that explore the psychology of home and domestic relationships, from the creators of Mind Games and Psychobox.

How do your personality and your home reflect each other? What about your relationships with your spouse, children, and guests? The Surrealist Home answers these questions and... Read more >
Learn Calligraphy
Learn Calligraphy
Written by Margaret Shepherd
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770434595
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Learn Calligraphy
The Complete Book of Lettering and Design
Written by Margaret Shepherd


Format: eBook, 168 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2013
Price: $10.99

In an age of myriad computer fonts and instant communication, your handwriting style is increasingly a very personal creation. In this book, Margaret Shepherd, America's premier calligrapher, shows you that calligraphy is not simply a craft you can learn, but an elegant art form that you can make your own.

Calligraphy remains... Read more >
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Patchwork and Quilting in Britain
Patchwork and Quilting in Britain
Written by Heather Audin
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812418
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Patchwork and Quilting in Britain

Written by Heather Audin


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $12.95

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Patchwork and Quilting in Britain

Written by Heather Audin


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $7.95

Patchwork quilts are hugely evocative emblems of our domestic past. With no two quite the same, each example hints both at the story of the particular household in which it was produced and at a larger piece of social history. But quilting is by no means only historical, with the craft... Read more >
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The Artist's Complete Guide to Drawing the Head
The Artist's Complete Guide to Drawing the Head
Written by William Maughan
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ISBN: 9780770434731
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The Artist's Complete Guide to Drawing the Head

Written by William Maughan


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2013
Price: $14.99

In this innovative guide, master art instructor William Maughan demonstrates how to create a realistic human likeness by using the classic and highly accurate modeling technique of chiaroscuro (Italian for “light and dark”) developed by Leonardo da Vinci during the High Renaissance.

Maughan first introduces readers to the basics of this centuries-old... Read more >
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The Shock of the New
The Shock of the New
Written by Robert Hughes
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307815552
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The Shock of the New

Written by Robert Hughes


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: August 14, 2013
Price: $37.99

A beautifully illustrated hundred-year history of modern art, from cubism to pop and avant-guard. More than 250 color photos.


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Glittering Images
Glittering Images
Written by Camille Paglia
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307278029
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Glittering Images
A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars
Written by Camille Paglia


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $18.95

Modern life is a sea of images. With so much visual data bombarding us—from personal devices to mass media—our brains must rapidly adapt to make sense of it all. Here to guide us is America's premier intellectual provocateur, Camille Paglia.
   In these pages, Paglia returns to the subject that made her famous...

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The Lost Battles
The Lost Battles
Written by Jonathan Jones
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307741783
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The Lost Battles
Leonardo, Michelangelo and the Artistic Duel That Defined the Renaissance
Written by Jonathan Jones


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: August 13, 2013
Price: $17.00

In 1504, the informal rivalry between two of the most celebrated artists in Florence became a direct competition. Michelangelo was commissioned to paint a scene from the ancient battle of Cascina on a wall of the Palazzo Vecchio—in the same room where Leonardo da Vinci had already been commissioned to paint...

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Human Anatomy Made Amazingly Easy
Human Anatomy Made Amazingly Easy
Written by Christopher Hart
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770434700
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Human Anatomy Made Amazingly Easy

Written by Christopher Hart


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2013
Price: $14.99

From head to toe, the human form, in all its complexities, is visually simplified to such a degree in this remarkable workbook that even complete beginners will soon be able to draw accurate, well-proportioned faces and figures every time they try.

Avoiding complex charts of muscles and bones that are more... Read more >
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Drawing Animals Made Amazingly Easy
Drawing Animals Made Amazingly Easy
Written by Christopher Hart
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770434717
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Drawing Animals Made Amazingly Easy

Written by Christopher Hart


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: July 24, 2013
Price: $12.99

Christopher Hart, America’s best-selling author of art instruction books, tosses all that aside to make drawing animals truly amazingly easy, by simplifying animal anatomy so that artists can get the poses they really want. What does that animal look like as it moves, bends, twists, jumps, runs? Simplified skeletons and an... Read more >
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The Art-Architecture Complex

Written by Hal Foster


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $24.95

Hal Foster, author of the acclaimed Design and Crime, argues that a fusion of architecture and art is a defining feature of contemporary culture. He identifies a “global style” of architecture—as practiced by Norman Foster, Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano—analogous to the international style of Le Corbusier, Gropius and Mies. 

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The Art-Architecture Complex
The Art-Architecture Complex
Written by Hal Foster
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781781681046
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The Art-Architecture Complex

Written by Hal Foster


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $24.95

Hal Foster, author of the acclaimed Design and Crime, argues that a fusion of architecture and art is a defining feature of contemporary culture. He identifies a “global style” of architecture—as practiced by Norman Foster, Richard Rogers and Renzo Piano—analogous to the international style of Le Corbusier, Gropius and Mies. 

More... Read more >
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Conversation Pieces
Inspirational objects in UCL's historic collections
Written by Mark Carnall


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $13.95

This book, beautifully illustrated with specially commissioned photography, is a celebration of UCL’s unique collections, with leading academics from the university invited to select and write about an object each found inspiring. From a jar of moles to an Egyptian unguent spoon, a finger X-ray to some prehistoric cereal grains, their... Read more >
Treasures of the Smithsonian Institution Engagement Calendar 2014
Treasures of the Smithsonian Institution Engagement Calendar 2014
Written by Smithsonian Institution
Format: Non-traditional book
ISBN: 9781588343789
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Treasures of the Smithsonian Institution Engagement Calendar 2014

Written by Smithsonian Institution


Format: Non-traditional book, 124 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $13.99

This week-at-a-glance datebook evokes the diversity, beauty, and immensity of the Smithsonian Institution's collections. A weekly treasure for the person who finds wonder and beauty in the world.

The Treasures from the Smithsonian Institution 2014 Engagement Calendar highlights a spectacular array of riches from the Smithsonian's nineteen museums and galleries, in addition... Read more >
The Cartoonist's Big Book of Drawing Animals
The Cartoonist's Big Book of Drawing Animals
Written by Christopher Hart
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780823008292
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The Cartoonist's Big Book of Drawing Animals

Written by Christopher Hart


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2013
Price: $12.99

All of Chris Hart’s how-to-draw titles are best-sellers. And the best-sellers among all of his best-sellers are the ones about animals. How to Draw Cartoon Animals, just one example, appears regularly on the BookScan Top 50 Art Books list, with more than 190,000 copies sold. Now The Cartoonist’s Big Book of... Read more >
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The DC Comics Guide to Coloring and Lettering Comics
The DC Comics Guide to Coloring and Lettering Comics
Written by Mark Chiarello and Todd Klein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770434571
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The DC Comics Guide to Coloring and Lettering Comics

Written by Mark Chiarello and Todd Klein


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $13.99

Acclaimed artists Mark Chiarello and Todd Klein demystify these essential steps in traditional graphic storytelling. Chiarello explains the entire coloring process, from computer and software choice to creating color effects that give the action its maximum impact. Klein discusses whether to letter by hand or by computer—a hotly debated topic among... Read more >
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The DC Comics Guide to Inking Comics
The DC Comics Guide to Inking Comics
Written by Klaus Janson, Introduction by Frank Miller
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770434588
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The DC Comics Guide to Inking Comics

Written by Klaus Janson
Introduction by Frank Miller


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $13.99

For the aspiring artist who wants to become an expert comic book inker, The DC Comics Guide to Inking Comics is the definitive, one-stop resource!

America’s leading comic book publisher brings its superstar creators and classic characters to the third in an authoritative series of books on how to create comics. Legendary... Read more >
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The DC Comics Guide to Pencilling Comics
The DC Comics Guide to Pencilling Comics
Written by Klaus Janson
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ISBN: 9780770434564
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The DC Comics Guide to Pencilling Comics

Written by Klaus Janson


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $13.99

America’s leading comic book publisher brings its superstar creators and classic characters to the second in an authoritative series of books on how to create comics. The art of Klaus Janson has endured in the ever-changing comic book industry for over 30 years. Now this talented artist brings that experience to... Read more >
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The DC Comics Guide to Writing Comics
The DC Comics Guide to Writing Comics
Written by Dennis O'Neil
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780770434557
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The DC Comics Guide to Writing Comics

Written by Dennis O'Neil


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $13.99

For any writer who wants to become an expert comic-book storyteller, The DC Comics Guide to Writing Comics is the definitive, one-stop resource!

In this valuable guide, Dennis O’Neil, a living legend in the comics industry, reveals his insider tricks and no-fail techniques for comic storytelling. Readers will discover the various methods... Read more >
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The DC Comics Guide to Digitally Drawing Comics
The DC Comics Guide to Digitally Drawing Comics
Written by Freddie E Williams II, Foreword by Brian Bolland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780823008322
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The DC Comics Guide to Digitally Drawing Comics

Written by Freddie E Williams II
Foreword by Brian Bolland


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $13.99

At last–the first guide to drawing comics digitally! Artists! Gain incredible superpowers...with the help of your computer! The DC Comics Guide to Digitally Drawing Comics shows how to give up pencil, pen, and paper and start drawing dynamic, exciting comics art entirely with computer tools. Author Freddie E Williams is one... Read more >
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Legendary Beasts of Britain
Legendary Beasts of Britain
Written by Julia Cresswell
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780747812043
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Legendary Beasts of Britain

Written by Julia Cresswell


Format: Trade Paperback, 48 pages
On Sale: July 9, 2013
Price: $12.95

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